T4P-assisted therapy with dogs to children with special educational needs
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T4P-assisted therapy with dogs to children with special educational needs

This project, Therapy Four Paws, is to provide the children with special educational needs, the possibility of having the animal assisted therapy, in schools, during the school ...

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    1% of 1 750€

    4 backers

  • 04/11/2016

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This project, Therapy Four Paws, is to provide the children with special educational needs, the possibility of having the animal assisted therapy, in schools, during the school year 2016-2017, at no extra cost.

The project Therapy Four Paws (T4P) aims to combine assisted intervention by animals (IAA) to children with special educational needs (SEN) of the 1st CEB. The T4P project takes place in three phases: a study phase, implementation phase, phase of universalization.

In the first phase, already held in the school year 2015/2016 was intended to carry out a case study with three children with special needs enrolled in Eugénio Grouping Castro, Coimbra, in order to assess some application of the impacts of this complementary therapy. With significant success, the team plans to advance to the second implementation phase, extending assisted intervention with animals more students and other schools of the 1st CEB in the municipality of Coimbra. In a final stage, the universal order will extend this project to other groups (adolescents and elderly).

As goals we intend to improve the quality of life of children with SEN, a lower burden of informal caregivers of children with SEN and the development or improvement socioemocioniais, communicative, behavioral and cognitive skills. Children can benefit greatly from this type of therapy, at a time when every year the number of children with this diagnosis increases. SEN are increasingly incapacitating and cause increasingly dysfunctionality in the lives of children in the short, medium and long term. It has been proven scientifically that a child interacts with animals creates more easily feelings of empathy and compassion for others, have better strategies to deal with stress and a better self. Thus, the animal-assisted therapy is very important for these children.

About the author

The Centro de Apoio Social de Pais e Amigps da Escola nº. 10 (CASPAE) is a private institution of social solidarity, recognized as a public institution with the mission to promote responses to social character, personal recovery and well-being, a perspective of inclusion of individuals in society. The social responses that develops covers children in preschool age to senior population. 

Team Therapy to Four Paws part therapy technique assisted by animals, a clinical psychologist and Honey, Golden bitch with a year that has followed all sessions of T4P project, which were held during this school year. To learn more about our institution and our projects can access our site www.caspae.pt and follow through facebook https://www.facebook.com/CASPAEIPSS/

Budget and due dates

The amount requested is for the purchase of educational materials (memory games, psychomotor, among others), psychological evaluation of materials as well as food and monitoring medical bitch. The development of a teaching resource, guiding strategies involving information and communication technologies to facilitate the technicians and teachers of schools in action with children with SEN is a short-term goal to be developed if the financial support so permit. We hope that in the academic year 2017-2018 to animals by asssitida therapy is considered by some school groups as a complementary therapy, considered the pedagogical specialist support for children with SEN.

  • Invest with
    5€ or more

    A thank you on facebook

    There will be a thank you on facebook, the CASPAE page.

    4 backers

  • Invest with
    10€ or more

    Acknowledgement in the final report of the project and results presentation session

    You are entitled to a heartfelt thanks in the final report of the project and each results presentation session.

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    30€ or more

    Gratefully acknowledged + a fabulous T-Shirt of Caspae

    You are entitled to a heartfelt thanks in the final report of the project and each results presentation session. You will also receive a fabulous CASPAE T-shirts alluding to the project. The price includes delivery.

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  • Invest with
    40€ or more

    Gratefully acknowledged + attending a session

    You are entitled to a heartfelt thanks at the end of project report and results of each presentation session and may attend a therapy session intervention assisted by animals and clarify their doubts.

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    50€ or more

    Gratefully acknowledged on site and facebook page + attend a session

    Recognized public thanks on the website and facebook page CASPAE and the possibility of attending a therapy intervention session assisted by animals and clarify their doubts

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    500€ or more

    Become a sponsor of the T4P

    Sponsoring entity of public disclosure on the site, the facebook page of CASPAE, brochures, promotional video design and materials used in therapy sessions

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Sat, 04/12/2021 - 23:16

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 10:43

Payout completed

The raised funds have been transferred to the campaign owner

04/11/2016

Campaign ended

The campaign failed to raise the total amount

Campaign launched

09/09/2016

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Meet the people helping this dream come true

  • Maria Araujo

    01/11/2016 - 13:20

    Boa sorte

  • Anonymous

    01/11/2016 - 00:50

  • Margarida Domingos

    26/10/2016 - 19:46

  • Anonymous

    11/09/2016 - 00:43

    Votos de sucesso